Today's News

  • GLIMPSES: History’s best lesson? Common sense

    By Mark Banker

    Fifty-seven years after singer Sam Cooke crooned, “Don’t know much about history …,” that oblivious lyric echoes in our own historical moment.

    Case in point: President Trump’s recent assertion that his was the “most successful first 90 days in history” — a dubious claim that few Americans even questioned.

  • Lady Waves fall in 10 innings, 7-4

    It was a blustery, bizarre game “South of the River” on Monday as the Greenback Lady Cherokees softball team outlasted the Midway Lady Green Waves by a 7-4 margin in 10 innings.

  • Tigers top McMinn Central, 5-2

    The Rockwood Tigers ran their season record to 17-8 Friday evening, as Jake Witter’s squad used a big third inning to down McMinn Central, 5-2, at Mike “Brillo” Miller Sports Complex.

  • Miscues cost Jackets at Carter

    The Kingston Yellow Jackets had more hits than Carter Friday evening in Strawberry Plains, but the Jackets also had more errors, and those miscues eventually allowed the Hornets to top Kingston in a non-district game, 4-1.

  • ’Cats end regular season with win

    The Oliver Springs Bobcats finished off the regular season by traveling to Huntsville Friday evening and knocking off Scott High, 5-4.

    For Bobcat head coach Tony Kegley, he was happy with the win, but not necessarily happy with how his team played.

  • Workman leads Lady Jackets past Catholic

    Kingston pitcher Emily Workman pitched a pair of gems Monday evening in leading the Lady Jackets to a crucial sweep of District 4AA foe Knoxville Catholic at Southwest Point.

    Workman opened the evening with a complete-game one-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead Kingston to a 3-0 victory.

  • Lady ’Cats stay in title hunt with sweep

    The Oliver Springs Lady Bobcats saved their best for last on Monday, as Matt Headden’s squad scored the game-winning runs in their final at bats in both games of a doubleheader sweep of visiting Wartburg at Arrowhead Park.

  • Lady Jackets to close out regular season

    The Kingston Lady Jacket softball team will close out their schedule this week, hosting Catholic in a doubleheader Monday and Anderson County Tuesday, after dropping a 4-2 decision to the Lady Mavericks in Clinton Thursday evening.
    Anderson County 4, Kingston 2: The Lady Mavericks scored two runs in the bottom of the third, but Kingston tied the game at 2-2 in the top of the fifth.
    The Lady Mavericks came back with two runs in the bottom of the sixth for the 4-2 victory.

  • Harriman tennis teams sweep Fulton, Carter

    The Harriman tennis teams swept a pair of matches from Knox Carter Tuesday and Knox Fulton Wednesday.
    The Lady Devils defeated Carter 6-3, while the Blue Devils won 8-1, with the Lady Devils beating Fulton 7-2 and the Blue Devils woinning 9-0 on Wednesday.
    Harriman 7, Fulton 2
    Natalie LaRue (H) defeated Islande Stout 8-3
    Karalize Nikuse (F) defeated Larissa Langley 8-4
    Bryley Works (H) defeated Naomi Nizegimna 8-4
    Shanya Westfield (H) defeat Madi Donoho 8-4
    Taylor Moore (H) defeated Makayla Griffin 8-4

  • Lady Tigers travel to Meigs County to end regular season

    The Rockwood Lady Tiger softball team closes out the regular season today at Meigs County, after games at Oliver Springs on Thursday and Cumberland County on Friday were canceled.   
    The District 3A Tournament begins this weekend.
    Rockwood 11, Midway 0: Courtney Denny hurled a two-hit shutout with eight strikeouts and one walk last Tuesday at Midway.
    The Lady Tigers scored once in the top of the second, two in the top of the fifth and eight in the top of the sixth for the victory.